19 October 2022 – Jonathan Wong, piano and Ruby Lee, violin with Simón Quintana, piano

Recitals Australia Presents

Junior Series
Tynte Street, North Adelaide

Jonathan Wong

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Wednesday 19 October, 2022
at 12.30pm
for approximately 50 minutes

First Half: Jonathan Wong, piano


Robert Schumann (1810–1856)
Fantasiestücke, Op. 12

  1. Des Abends (In the Evening)
  2. Aufschwung (Soaring)
  3. Warum? (Why?)
  4. Grillen (Whims)
  5. In der Nacht (In the Night)
  6. Fabel (Fable)
  7. Traumes Wirren (Dream’s Confusions)
  8. Ende vom Lied( End of the Song)

Jonathan Wong is eleven years old and he studies piano with Monika Laczofy OAM. Jonathan achieved his AMusA Diploma in piano in 2021. Jonathan has won numerous first prizes in the Adelaide Eisteddfod, including the winner of The Dulcie Holland Medallion Award and The Lady Anne Miller Award in 2021. Jonathan also won the Norman Sellick first prize in 2020 and 2nd Prize in the Miriam Hyde Junior Award in 2021. In both 2021 and 2022 Jonathan was awarded the University of Adelaide Elder Conservatorium’s Ethel Cooper Scholarship for his piano studies. Jonathan won second prize in the 2021 Piano Star International Competition, first prize in the Rising Talents International Competition in 2022, and second prize in the Best Schumann International Competition. Jonathan also learns violin, flute and singing. He loves music and wishes to become a professional musician in the future.

Second Half: Ruby Lee, violin with Simón Pazos Quintana, piano

Ruby Lee


Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750)
Partita in E major, BWV 1006
III. Gavotte en Rondeaux
IV. Minuet I and Minuet II
V. Bourree

Ottokar Nováček (1866–1900)
Moto Perpetuo in D minor

Dmitry Kabalevsky (1904–1987)
Violin Concerto in C major, Op. 48
I. Allegro molto e con brio
II. Andantino cantabile

Fritz Kreisler (1875–1962)
Praeludium and Allegro (in the style of Pugnani)

Ruby started her music journey as a pianist when she was four years old, but changed to violin when she was six. She is studying violin with Keith Crelllin OAM and says has been inspired by many violinist, especially Hillary Hahn and Maxim Vengerov. Ruby has been enjoying playing in the Adelaide Youth Orchestra since 2019 and has won the multiple awards at the Adelaide Eisteddfod. Ruby achieved AMEB Violin grade 8 with High Distinction, and is currently preparing for the AMEB Certificate of Performance examination.

Simón Quintana

Simón obtained his Bachelor of Music with First Class Honours at the Elder Conservatorium of Music under the tutelage of Stefan Ammer. In May 2018, he performed Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No.5 (“Emperor”) with the Elder Conservatorium Symphony Orchestra under the baton of maestro James Lowe. Later that year he was awarded the 2018 Peter Schodde Memorial Piano Scholarship, which facilitated him travelling to Germany, Austria and England, and playing for highly respected professors and performers to further his technical abilities and musicianship.


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